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Lyons v. Mitchell

Petition for certiorari denied on March 4, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-9843 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether a habeas petitioner’s Federal constitutional claim of denial of due process in the admission against him of gruesome photographic evidence has been “adjudicated on the merits” for purposes of 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d) where the State court decision affirming the trial judge’s admission of such evidence in the exercise of her discretion never addressed the petitioner’s claim of denial of Federal due process in its admission.

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 12 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due May 17, 2012)
May 9 2012Waiver of right of respondent Lisa A. Mitchell, Superintendent, Old Colony Correctional Center to respond filed.
May 23 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 7, 2012.
Jun 4 2012Response Requested . (Due July 5, 2012)
Jun 14 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 4, 2012.
Aug 28 2012Brief of respondent Lisa A. Mitchell, Superintendent, Old Colony Correctional Center in opposition filed.
Sep 13 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.
Feb 20 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 22, 2013.
Feb 25 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 1, 2013.
Mar 4 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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